WinSystems announced the PPM-GIGE-2-POE PC/104-Plus I/O module. The PPM-GIGE-2-POE card features two independent Gigabit Ethernet ports with Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) circuits. The module can be used to source two remote tethered 802.3af/at compliant POE devices supporting up to 25W each from an external DC source. It is ideal for security, transportation, and industrial control where centralized power can simplify integration and reduce wiring costs. The WinSystems dual channel PPM-GIGE-2-POE is priced at $249 each.
Matrox Graphics, the leading manufacturer of specialized graphics solutions, announced the launch of the Matrox M9188 PCIe x16 Octal graphics card, capable of supporting eight DisplayPort or DVI Single-Link outputs from a single workstation. The Matrox M9188 PCIe x16 offers 2GB of memory, resolutions up to 2560×1600 per output, and advanced desktop management features — such as independent or stretched desktop modes — to drive energy, transportation, process control, financial trading, and other mission-critical environments with exceptional performance.